Montesano Inn back on market

Owners seeking more than half million dollars.

  • May 21st, 2019


Whitney’s Chevrolet in Montesano will soon be getting a new look as the dealership undergoes a facelift. Photo taken May 15, 2019

Changes coming to dealership

Construction set to begin next month

  • May 22nd, 2019


Pete Papac

Pete Papac, founder of Papac Logging, dies

Longtime Monte resident remembered as “hard worker and he expected everybody to work hard for him.”


Brunell: New Montana law aims to keep people in their homes

Is it worth evicting somebody over a $70 tax bill?

Electronic waste reduction requires innovation

E-waste is the most rapidly growing waste problem in the world. According to the United Nations, we generate about 40 million tons of it every year. This is equivalent to throwing out 800 laptops every single second.

PUD power outage numbers fall

Grays Harbor PUD customers experienced fewer power outages, interruptions and hours without…

  • May 1st, 2019

New businesses open in East County

New dining options and a barbershop open or soon to open in area.

  • Apr 18th, 2019

Retrieving ocean trash is only first step

The garbage is accumulating in “gyres” which are large systems of circulating ocean currents, kind of like slow-moving whirlpools. Though the oceans are home to many gyres, there are five that have a significant impact on our environment.

Elma Chamber gives award

Award recognizes Elma Variety Store’s generations of support for community

  • Apr 17th, 2019

Brunell: Lawmakers need to re-examine budget before adjourning

Before lawmakers wrap-up their work in Olympia, they should re-examine their hefty…

Grays Harbor County ranks ninth in unemployment

Grays Harbor County placed ninth in the state in total unemployment in…

  • Apr 2nd, 2019

Thompson joins Monte’s Premier Realty

Noelle Thompson is the newest agent to join Premier Realty Olympic Peninsula. She has more than 10 years experience in personal and business financing and has a great deal of knowledge in consumer loan and investment products, a release states.

  • Apr 2nd, 2019

Brunell: Beware of the darker side of renewable energy

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette Before our country, in haste,…

Brunell: Free market would beat ‘New Green Deal’

Oil companies betting on electric technology

  • Mar 21st, 2019

CCAP to present at Business Forum Lunch

This month’s Business Forum Lunch, hosted by Greater Grays Harbor Inc., is…

  • Mar 20th, 2019

Brunell: No quick fixes in powerline debate

By Don C. Brunell For The Vidette November’s Camp Wildfire was California’s…

  • Mar 6th, 2019

Community Hospital losses at $12.4 million for 2018

Grays Harbor Community Hospital finished 2018 with a net loss of about…

Governments need those pesky tax incentives?

By Don C. Brunell Darned if you do, or darned if you…

  • Feb 27th, 2019

Resistance grows to corporate incentives

Just as roadbuilders carefully engineer, excavate and pave the highway before opening it to traffic, companies have to build the foundation for their projects. That’s reality today.

America headed down wrong track

America’s drift away from our market-based economic system is perplexing. Equally, mystifying is the new push to replace entrepreneurs with government bureaucrats in planning and controlling services and products offered to us—the consumers.